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  • Tennesseans Can Honor a Service Member with their Vote in the November 8th Election

    The Secretary of State’s Honor Vote Program allows Tennesseans to dedicate their vote Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election to a veteran or active-duty member of the U.S. military. “We have the right to select our leaders through free elections thanks to the brave men and women who have served our country in the … Read more

  • Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program Protects Victim of Domestic Violence

    During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett reminds Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality program for anyone who has experienced domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking or any sexual offense. “Right now, nearly 550 Safe at Home participants across the state are protecting themselves from becoming victims again by … Read more

  • Middle Tennessee Electric Sending Crews to Storm Area

    Crews from Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) will leave Thursday morning for Ridgeland, South Carolina, to assist Palmetto Electric Cooperative with power restoration in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Palmetto Electric serves over 75,000 members in Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties along the southern coast of South Carolina. Hurricane Ian made landfall along the southwest Florida coastline … Read more

  • October is Child Health Month

    The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing Child Health Month throughout October. This annual recognition celebrates and raises awareness about programs devoted to the health of Tennessee’s children, our most important resource. ‘’As a parent and pediatrician I know the importance of keeping children healthy and safe,’’ Said Assistant Commissioner for the Department of Health … Read more

  • Gas Prices in Tennessee Continue to Fall

    Tennessee gas prices continue to slowly decline, falling five cents on average over last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $3.17 which is 28 cents less expensive than one month ago and 28 cents more than one year ago.   “While the national gas price average has reversed course and is now trending more expensive, gas prices here in Tennessee are still … Read more

  • Now is the time to GIVE UNITED!

    The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (UWRCC) announces its inaugural three-day giving campaign, called GIVE UNITED, taking place on September 27, 28 and 29. UWRCC aims to raise $200,000 during the Give United campaign to face the biggest challenges in Rutherford and Cannon counties around childhood development, financial stability, mental health, substance abuse, … Read more

  • TCAP Family Portal Now Includes Lexile Reader Levels for Students

    With the 2022-23 school year in full swing, the Tennessee Department of Education concludes the “Know More, Learn More TN” back to school campaign with an encouragement to all families to support their student’s reading progress by learning about their Lexile level. Newly added this week in the TCAP Family Portal, Lexile levels for each student … Read more